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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
George Hamilton IV
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Opry Star George Hamilton IV Dead at 77

George Hamilton IV, the International Ambassador of Country Music, died on Wednesday (Sept. 17) following a heart attack over the weekend. The 77-year-old will be remembered for his songs, his crossover from pop to country and for inspiring what fans know today as the CMA Music Festival.

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Tim McGraw Takes ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ to New York, Nashville [Exclusive Pictures]

Tim McGraw said he could only sing three songs for fans at an album celebration party in Franklin, Tenn. on Sunday night (Sept. 14) because he needed to save his voice for a busy week ahead. He wasn't kidding. By Wednesday, the singer had already conducted dozens of interviews. Taste of Country was on hand to collect photos from McGraw's packed media tour, and you can view them here!

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Tim McGraw Celebrates ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ With Private Party, Radio Tour

Friends, family, media, songwriters and anyone lucky enough to be invited squeezed into Gray's on Main in Franklin, Tenn. on Sunday night (Sept. 14) to watch Tim McGraw play songs and talk about his new 'Sundown Heaven Town' album.

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Tim McGraw Explains Why ‘Overrated’ Could Be His Theme Song

Tim McGraw agrees that the first song on his new 'Sundown Heaven Town' album could be his theme song. The banjo-laden track evokes everything he stands for: hard work, overcoming obstacles and struggles and finding time appreciate family and friends. It takes a humble man to call a song called 'Overrated' a theme song, but the 47-year-old father of three was willing to go even further.

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Brooke Hester
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Meet the Little Girl Who Made Miranda Lambert Weep

Perhaps you’ve seen the video. Perhaps you’ve watched it twice, because in watching Miranda Lambert break down on stage, you found some new reason to be absolutely certain you say “I love you” with a big hug to your children each night. Brooke Hester is the 7-year-old in the viral video wearing a pink hat and holding a picture and a flower. Her story from Lambert's show at a recent stop in Texas makes the moment so much more meaningful.

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Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood
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Remember How Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Met?

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have been married for since 2005, and as most fans know they’ve been friends much longer. The pair sang together on countless Brooks hits, and were frequent touring partners while both were married to other people. The story of their first meeting isn’t nearly as romantic as the rest of their courtship. It involves a song, an attic and a $10 bill.

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Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Darryl Worley
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Best September 11-Inspired Country Song? [Vote]

Country fans will never forget the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In the weeks and months following the hijacking of four American passenger jets, artists like Alan Jackson, Darryl Worley and Toby Keith penned songs that still endure on radio today. What is your favorite September 11-inspired country song?

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